SKOPJE, March 2019


Dear participants, we are pleased to welcome you to the European Individual Chess Championship, Skopje 2019.

The main event will take place in March 17-30, in Skopje, Macedonia.

All of the matches will be played in the conference room of hotel DoubleTree by Hilton, Skopje. 

Skopje, the Hosting City

Skopje has blossomed into a vibrant city and an exciting tourist destination. Skopje can be gladly visited the whole year round. Summer lasts from June to August. In March and April it is SKOMRAHI- an international meeting of film and drama students from Southeastern Europe and Austria ; in May you can visit the May Opera Evenings which is held since 1972 and the International Book Fair and Libro Graphic. In June or August, the Skopje Summer Festival is held, and in October, Skopje Jazz Festival. Skopje is the capital of Macedonia, and a large part of the city is newly built, as many buildings collapsed during the earthquake in 1963. The city’s most attractive neighborhood is Skopje old town with it’s bazaar. The area is full of shops and restaurants, and it is also here that you’ll finds The Church of Holy Saviour and the most of the monuments from the time of the Ottoman Empire . The old town has atmosphere and charm and can tell you interesting stories about the city’s history. Read more